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Author Donaldson, Sue
Source CiteSeerX
Content type Text
File Format PDF
Subject Domain (in DDC) Computer science, information & general works ♦ Data processing & computer science
Subject Keyword Nature People Spectrum ♦ Nature People Experience Framework ♦ Restorative Benefit ♦ Key Variable ♦ Building Occupant ♦ Physical Setting ♦ User Experience ♦ Passive Energy Strategy ♦ Urban Park ♦ Visible Use ♦ Positive Nature Experience ♦ Sustainable City ♦ New Framework
Abstract ABSTRACT: This paper presents a new framework for designing and managing urban parks that focuses on user experiences. The key variables in this Nature People Experiences framework are physical settings, activities and the interactions between them. The framework can also be applied to buildings and sites, leading to more sustainable cities by connecting people to “nature ” experiences directly from buildings. The author further speculates that the visible use of passive energy strategies that harness wind and sun can be associated in building occupants ’ minds with positive nature experiences and in that way contribute restorative benefits to both people and the environment.
Educational Role Student ♦ Teacher
Age Range above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG ♦ Career/Technical Study
Learning Resource Type Article